Herbs: Fantastically versatile in the kitchen, thyme (Thymus vulgare) is also great for growing in pots or along the edge of paths. Discover more about how to grow it at: http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/thymus-vulgare/350.html Photo: Paul Debois
Thyme plants do best when they are pruned regularly. Taking the time to trim thyme, not only creates a nicer looking plant, but also helps improve the amount you can harvest from the plant. Learn more here.
If you're like many people this time of year, you are enjoying the gorgeous May weather and starting your summer gardening. For our latest infographic we've given you a cheat sheet on how to grow all kind of delicious herbs either indoors or outside. From Basil to Thyme we've got you covered! #infographic
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Storing Thyme: Drying Fresh Thyme After Harvesting - Thyme is one of the most versatile herbs, with a variety of cultivars and flavors. It grows quickly in sunny, hot conditions but can also withstand cold winters. The woody stemmed herb has small leaves that add flavor to recipes and an aromatic touch to sachets and aromatherapy treatments. Knowing how to dry thyme can help you preserve the fresh delightful scent and flavor of this herb for easy home use.